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il·e·os·to·my

 (ĭl′ē-ŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. il·e·os·to·mies
1. Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening through the abdominal wall into the ileum.
2. The opening created by such a surgical procedure.

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ileostomy

(ˌɪlɪˈɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical formation of a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the ileum
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Ileostomy

A method of creating an opening in the abdominal wall and attaching the ileum to this opening, through which intestine is emptied.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ileostomy - surgical procedure that creates an opening from the ileum through the abdominal wall to function as an anus; performed in cases of cancer of the colon or ulcerative colitis
ostomy - surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes
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Translations
ileostomia

il·e·os·to·my

n. ileostomía, anastomosis del íleon y la pared abdominal anterior.
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ileostomy

n (pl -mies) ileostomía
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References in periodicals archive ?
The options include conventional ileostomy, J pouch, and Continent Ileostomy. The talk will focus on the unique nature of the BCIR (Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir) and the improved quality of life it provides to people with a malfunctioning conventional ileostomy or a failed J Pouch procedure.
Among the operative findings, he mentioned Subtotal colectomy (STC) and end ileostomy, total abdominal colectomy (TAC) and ileal-rectal anastamosis, Total proctocolectomy (TPC) and end ileostomy, Total proctocolectomy and continent ileostomy besides Total proctocolecotmy and ileal pouch-anal anastamosis.
The 16 illustrated chapters trace milestones in GI surgery and showcase its pioneers from Theodor Billroth, considered the father of such surgery, to those who brought us laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery and continent ileostomy. The appendix (appendectomies are discussed) contains biographical notes on key pioneers discussed.